Shaping The Clay: The Myth of the First Woman of Ireland A Retelling by Karina Tynan

Introduction : Ceasair was the leader of the first people to come to Ireland. It is said she was the granddaughter of Noah who refused her passage on his Ark because she was not part of a pair. And so, Ceasair made her own journey across many oceans with forty nine women and three men to …

The Myth in Short, a poem by Karina Tynan

 (for Midir and Etain) Is that it... Love tires consciousness, fortifies the senses So a fly becomes a jewelled thing You can see beyond the blackness To the rainbow colours And the wings are beautiful, aren’t they Such a great work of artistic genius And a fly will never let you forget It’s presence